The ’80s may be back again in terms of leggings, boyfriend blazers and neon brights, but the days of bridesmaid dresses which have you seeking more like a puff pastry than a lady are thankfully behind us.
“More and much more brides are opting for store-bought dresses since they’re a lot more affordable,” points out Natasha Koifman.
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And if you think a dress off the rack can’t be fashion-forward think again,formal occasion 2011 gowns, says Koifman. “Women are getting really creative with their store-bought bridesmaid dresses. Many brides add their own personal touches to the dresses with accessories like jewelry and headbands.”
McGill also reminds: “Keep it classic for your girls,wedding reception table decorations, for yourself and for your photos because classic makes for timeless images and I think everybody feels comfortable in classics.”